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WordPress hosting optimized servers - Is this just a sales gimmick? [closed]

I have always hosted my own websites on my own hardware, this includes WordPress. I always see on shared hosting sites "WordPress Hosting" which looks to be the exact same as their regular hosting ...
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Best hosting for Wordpress blog(s)? [closed]

I'm having pretty heavy (lots of images) Wordpress website with around 20-30k unique users per day (1,000,000 monthly). German hosting that I use works fine in Europe, but many visitors from the USA, ...
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How can I use more than 2 DB's

Say I buy a hosting package with GoDaddy and they allow 1GB max databases. So my question is how can I combine and use 2 DB's in WordPress? Is there a plug=in or do I need to edit the wp-config.php ...
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Google Site and WordPress

Can WordPress be used through Google Sites? Instead of creating a blog at WordPress itself, I'm considering to make a mesh of a website and blog using Google Sites and WordPress source code, but I'm ...
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Plugin Repostitory Questions

Hei, i've been developing a few plugins over the last few weeks that i want to share, soon, such as: a 'helper'-plugin, that eases the creation of standard option pages a photo contest manager a ...
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How do you seamlessly switch hosting?

I recently switched a WP site from shared hosting to a VPS and would like to document the process here.
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Best image hosting service

My girlfriend has a very popular blog, but we are growing beyond current bandwidth limit (1TB). Adsense doesn't pay enough for an expensive CDN. What recommendations can you make about image hosting. ...
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Best host for running large mem and processor intensive WordPress sites?

I host a number of WordPress sites, some of which have VERY large databases. I've gone through several popular web hosts though no joy yet. Any suggestions.
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Host wordpress on a subdirectory of a Rails application

I would like to know if it is possible to host a wordpress blog on the subdirectory of a rails application: For instance: I would like to have domain.com/blog instead of having my blog on a subdomain:...
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Feature Differences between WordPress.com and Hosting on your Own Server?

I created a new blog using WordPress.com and obviously it got hosted on their server. But what I notice is that few features are not visible in this version as compared to the WordPress PHP script ...
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Free swf files hosting for wordpress blog

Picasa and Flickr provide Photo service. Is there any service for swf files so that i could share and use swf file in my blog? I don't like to upload swf on my wordpress hosting. I believe Google, ...
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Hosting WordPress on Azure?

Can I host WordPress/WordPress MU installation on Microsoft's Azure cloud platform? Does anyone have any advice or experience hosting WordPress on Azure?
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How much should this hosting cost? [closed]

I have a client with a wordpress site that gets the following traffic. 6.2-6.4 Million page views per month Around 3 TB of Transfer per month Most of the users are logged in, so the static caching ...
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Running WordPress on low-end hardware/resources?

I knew about Atom-based dedicated servers, but these plug-class servers take it to whole new level of low-end extreme. Most of WordPress optimization talk is about surviving on shared hosting or ...
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Migrating a WordPress site from One Hosting Provider to Another?

I have my WordPress site being hosted on a Windows provider and I am moving to another Windows provider. Any gotchas or instructions on how i can smoothly transition from one to another without losing ...
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WordPress hosting - Shared/dedicated server? Any recommendations? [closed]

I'm testing out a shared hosting package with Dreamhost at the moment which is only $2.95 a month for unlimited domains, storage space, bandwidth, mysql databases etc. But I'm currently only running ...
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Can you host WordPress using Amazon Web Services such as EC2, RDS, EBS etc?

I've been looking into the feasibility of using something like Amazon Web Services for hosting WordPress sites. I was wondering if it is possible and if so what people's experiences are of having done ...
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How many WP websites can go on one shared hosting account?

Assuming you have a shared hosting account that enables multiple MySQL databases and multiple domain pointers. How many standard WP-installed websites can it hold without problem? (let's say each ...
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Running several WordPress sites on same core / plugins?

Is it possible to run more than one site on the same WordPress core and a set of plugins? I want to be able to have custom plugins and themes for each site, but have a base set that is the same, to ...
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In terms of performance - Is unmanaged VPS better than a managed one - for WP sites?

I am looking into optimizing my WP blogs, and one thing that comes out is that several of the most acclaimed solutions people are offering (Such as eaccelerator and Nginx), are only available if I had ...
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Resolving a 500 Error with GoDaddy Hosting? [closed]

I have a WordPress site on godaddy hosting and I'm getting intermittent 500 internal service errors. I've tried editing permissions and .htaccess, but the problem still abounds. Anyone else had ...
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What issues would you face if you use Nginx

WordPress is quite a memory hog, and I've been thinking of using nginx rather than apache. The one major consideration before doing that is if there are any plugins which will stop working. I have ...
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Best-of-Breed Features of a High-End WordPress Web Host? [closed]

I'm posting this as a community wiki because I'd like to get a collaboratively edited list of features for a high-end WordPress webhost. For example, if you are running a high-traffic WordPress-...